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The Cash Store Financial Services Inc. to Present at 7th Annual Singular Research Conference on November 1, 2012

Thursday, October 25, 2012

The Cash Store Financial Services Inc. to Present at 7th Annual Singular Research Conference on November 1, 201212:44 EDT Thursday, October 25, 2012 EDMONTON, Oct. 25, 2012 /PRNewswire/ - The Cash Store Financial Services Inc. ("Cash Store Financial" or the "Company") (TSX: CSF; NYSE: CSFS) today announced that Gordon J. Reykdal, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer; Kevin Paetz, President and Chief Operating Officer; and Craig Warnock, Chief Financial Officer, will be presenting at the Singular Research Conference to address the investment community and to provide an update on the Company's business value proposition, strategic growth plans, and financial performance. On Thursday, November 1, management is scheduled to present at 2:30 p.m. PDT (5:30 p.m. EDT) at Singular Research's 7th Annual "Best of the Uncovereds" Conference, and will additionally be available for one-on-one meetings with investors throughout the day. Investors interested in scheduling a one-on-one meeting with management are encouraged to contact their Singular representative in advance. This conference is being held at the Luxe Sunset Bel Air, 11461 Sunset Boulevard, Los Angeles, California. Dial-in instructions for the live webcast of the presentation, on Track 2, can be found at: http://www.singularresearch.com About Cash Store Financial Cash Store Financial is the only lender and broker of short?term advances and provider of other financial services in Canada that is listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange (TSX: CSF). Cash Store Financial also trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE: CSFS). Cash Store Financial operates 529 branches across Canada under the banners "Cash Store Financial" and "Instaloans". Cash Store Financial also operates 25 branches in the United Kingdom. Cash Store Financial and Instaloans primarily act as lenders and brokers to facilitate short-term advances and provide other financial services to income-earning consumers who may not be able to obtain them from traditional banks. Cash Store Financial also provides a private-label debit card (the "Freedom" card) and a prepaid credit card (the "Freedom MasterCard") as well as other financial services, including bank accounts. Cash Store Financial employs approximately 2,000 associates and is headquartered in Edmonton, Alberta. Cash Store Financial is a Canadian corporation that is not affiliated with Cottonwood Financial Ltd. or the outlets Cottonwood Financial Ltd. operates in the United States under the name "Cash Store".  Cash Store Financial does not do business under the name "Cash Store" in the United States and does not own or provide any consumer lending services in the United States. About Singular Research Singular Research aims to be the most trusted supplier of independent, trusted, single-source research on small-to-micro cap companies to the small-to-medium sized Hedge Fund manager. Singular will provide quarterly updates for 30 to 60 companies and make recommendations. Singular's goal is to provide initiation reports and quarterly updates for approximately 50 micro to small cap companies. Singular's independent analysts have no financial interest in the stocks they cover. Analysts are compensated based on the accuracy of their research calls not through trading commissions or potential deal flow. Singular's coverage list performance since inception, August 2004, is positive 153.59% through December 2011, compared to 13.88% for the S&P 500. For more information about Singular Research, visit http://www.singular-research.com. This news release contains "forward-looking information" within the meaning of applicable Canadian securities legislation and "forward-looking statements" within the meaning United States federal securities legislation, which we refer to herein, collectively, as "forward-looking information". Forward-looking information includes, but is not limited to, information with respect to our objectives, strategies, operations and financial results, competition as well as initiatives to grow revenue or reduce retention payments. Generally, forward-looking information can be identified by the use of forward-looking terminology such as "estimates", "plans", "expects", or "does not expect", "is expected", "budget", "scheduled", "forecasts", "intends", "anticipates", or "does not anticipate", or "believes" or variations of such words and phrases or state that certain actions, events or results "may", "could", "would", "might", or "will be taken", "occur", or "be achieved". In particular this news release contains forward-looking information with respect to our goals and strategic priorities, introduction of products, share repurchase initiatives, branch openings and competition as well as initiatives to grow revenue or reduce retention payments.  Forward-looking information is subject to known and unknown risks, uncertainties and other factors that may cause the actual results, level of activity, performance or achievements of Cash Store Financial, to be materially different from those expressed or implied by such forward-looking information, including, but not limited to, changes in economic and political conditions, legislative or regulatory developments, technological developments, third-party arrangements, competition, litigation, risks associated with but not limited to, market conditions, and other factors described under the heading "Risk Factors" in our Annual Information Form, which is on file with Canadian provincial securities regulatory authorities, and in our Annual Report on Form 40-F filed with the  U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission.  All material assumptions used in providing forward-looking information are based on management's knowledge of current business conditions and expectations of future business conditions and trends, including our knowledge of the current credit, interest rate and liquidity conditions affecting us and the general economic conditions in Canada, the United Kingdom and elsewhere.  Although we believe the assumptions used to make such statements are reasonable at this time and have attempted to identify in our continuous disclosure documents important factors that could cause actual results to differ materially from those contained in forward-looking information, there may be other factors that cause results not to be as anticipated, estimated or intended.  Certain material factors or assumptions are applied by us in making forward-looking information, include without limitation, factors and assumptions regarding our continued ability to fund our payday loan business, rates of customer defaults, relationships with, and payments to, third party lenders, demand for our products, as well as our operating cost structure and current consumer protection regulations. There can be no assurance that such information will prove to be accurate, as actual results and future events could differ materially from those anticipated in such information. Accordingly, readers should not place undue reliance on forward-looking information. We do not undertake to update any forward-looking information, except in accordance with applicable securities laws. SOURCE The Cash Store Financial Services Inc.For further information: <p> </p> <p> Gordon Reykdal, Chairman and CEO, at 780-408-5118, or </p> <p> Craig Warnock, Chief Financial Officer, at 780-732-5683 </p> <p> <b>For more information about the conference, please contact:</b> </p> <p> Robert Maltbie, CFA<br/> Singular Research<br/> 818-222-6915<br/> <a href="mailto:robert@singularresearch.com">robert@singularresearch.com</a> </p>